World Patient Safety Day.
Patients, families, and providers around the world are affected by medical error. This annual event and its associated materials seek to raise awareness, motivate collaboration, and stimulate innovative work targeting a distinct patient safety theme. The 2023 theme is “Engaging Patients for Patient Safety". with the slogan “Elevate the voice of patients!” Explicit objectives of the effort include increasing awareness worldwide of the importance of active patient and family engagement in safe care and policy maker advocacy for robust patients and families roles in safety efforts.
World Health Organization. September 17, 2023.